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MLK Gala

The Yazoo City Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. presents MLK Gala “Black Lives Matter, Focusing Forward Through the Dream” Sunday, January 17, 2016 7 p.m. to Midnight Army National Guard Base 2201 Gordon Avenue Yazoo City, MS 394194 Food & Drinks Provided Live Music by The House of Cards Band Tickets $30 Per Person For more information, contact Tamara Dodd at 615-473-1951   Sponsored in part by a grant from the Yazoo County CVB

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Christmas in Yazoo

Celebrate the Holidays in Yazoo Believe it or not…the holiday season will be here before you know it, and Yazoo is hard at work preparing to celebrate! Stay tuned for a great list of events and enjoy shopping, fun time with the family, and more! Remember to shop Yazoo this holiday season for those Unique, Boutique, & Thrifty gifts for everyone on your list! Past Christmas in Yazoo Events included: Holiday Open House and Trolley Ride Sunday, November 8, 2015 from 1:00-5:00 pm Shop Yazoo Christmas Thursday, November 19, 2015 Small Business Saturday Saturday, November 28, 2015 Christmas Characters and Pictures with Santa Sponsored by Baptist Medical Center Yazoo (tickets available beginning on November 1st) Saturday, December 12, 2015 Carols At The Courthouse and Carriage and Trolley Rides Saturday, December 12,2015 Shop Yazoo Christmas Event Thursday, December 17, 2015 Participating stores include: The Alleycat Gift Shop, Anderson’s Jewelry, Black’s Fabric

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Yazoo County CVB Wins Another State Award

The Yazoo County CVB Wins Research-In-Action Award from Mississippi Development Authority Tourism Division (Visit Mississippi)   The Delta Region 2015 Mississippi Research‐in-Action Award goes to….  YAZOO COUNTY CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU.  The CVB and county officials, including the tax collector, furnish data on a timely basis.  This entity takes a long‐term outlook on Tourism by hiring summer interns. Candidates must submit and present a handwritten, 3-page minimum, essay based upon research performed on a local tourism subject assigned by the Yazoo County CVB.

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Summer Blast

The City of Yazoo City presents Summer Blast July 3 – July 4, 2015 Cool Jams on a Hot Night Friday, July 3rd, 7:00pm Wardell Leach Recreation Complex 500 W 15th Street, Yazoo City The Melodic Sounds of Henry Rhodes & the Mo Money Band Sensational Pop Band “Chill” DJ “Lock Em’ Down” Class Reunion Parade Saturday, July 4th, 10:30am Main Street, Yazoo City Floats, Cars & Memories Reunite with Classes from 1944-2015 Download Registration Form to Participate Summer Sparks Saturday, July 4th, 7:00pm Wardell Leach Recreation Complex Enjoy the slow burn with DJ Hook House of Cards Band Fireworks Show Saturday, July 4th During the Summer Sparks Concert An event you don’t want to miss! Various vendors will be on site at each event, so be prepared for food, fun, drinks, and sweet treats! This is a weekend that no one will want to miss. Come out, enjoy and prepare

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Free Blues and BBQ at the Blue Front Cafe

Blues & BBQ at Unwind After 5 at the Blue Front Cafe The Bentonia Blues Festival related events kicked off early this year. The live music, food and more inside the Blue Front Cafe started Sunday night, June 14th, and has been going strong ever night since. In keeping with our tradition, the Yazoo County CVB is sponsoring tonight’s Blues and BBQ event, or what we like to call “Unwind After 5” at the Blue Front Cafe. The evening will feature live music by Deeb’s Blues of Canton, Mississippi, as well as others who will join in and jam along in the oldest juke joint still in daily operation in the state of Mississippi. Our sponsored free BBQ will start at 6pm and will last until it’s gone. Get there early! Of course, the free live blues will continue through the night leading up to tomorrow’s festival. Many have asked about

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Mississippi Delta National Heritage Area Passport Cancellations

National Parks Passport Cancellations Now Available in Yazoo County The National Parks Service’s Passport program has expanded to include the Mississippi Delta National Heritage Area, an area which encompasses 18 counties in Mississippi and was designated by Congress in 2009. You can obtain a Passport by visiting www.eparks.com. According to the eparks.com website: Spaces in each region are designated for you to collect rubber stamp cancellations at each national park site you visit. The cancellations, similar to those received in an international passport, record the name of the park and the date you visited. Even bigger news: The Yazoo County Convention & Visitors Bureau is now an official Cancellation Station! Bring your National Parks Passport in today! Yazoo County CVB 110 N Jerry Clower Blvd, Ste S Yazoo City, MS 39194

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Delta’s Best Tourism

Yazoo Brings Home Two Delta Best Awards October 24, 2014 – Yazoo City, MS – Today, the Yazoo County Convention & Visitors Bureau (Visit Yazoo), and local business people Paul and JoAnn Adams, were each honored with an award from the Mississippi Delta Strategic Compact in Greenwood at Mississippi Valley State University for “Delta Best Tourism” 2014, in recognition of their “outstanding contributions for the betterment of the Mississippi Delta.” The Mississippi Delta Strategic Compact presented their 2014 Delta Best Awards today in the areas of Tourism, Education, Economic Development, and Healthcare at the 4th Annual Future of the Mississippi Delta Conference. Paul and JoAnn Adams are Yazoo-area business owners who, among their other ventures, own and operate the Main Street Hotel, The No Smoking Smokehouse, and Main Street Market – all in downtown Yazoo City. Thanks in part to their hard work in restoring many of Main Street’s historic buildings and

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What is there to do in Yazoo this weekend?

What is there to do in Yazoo this weekend? Answer: TONS of family-friendly, exciting, educational, and entertaining things!  Check out our list of activities below, and come see us in Yazoo County, Mississippi. We’re colorful, authentic, and unique… just like YOU!   Antique Days 2014 When: Saturday, October 25, from 8am to 5pm Where: at the Triangle Cultural Center on historic Main Street in Yazoo City (Click Here for a Google Map of the location) What: Celebrate authentic and traditional American ingenuity and take a look back at how much things have changed. Admission: FREE ALL DAY! FREE balloons and pumpkin painting for the kids FREE live entertainment FREE blacksmithing demonstrations FREE entry into a prize drawing, and more! Watch the bee hive display to see how bees make honey, check out the HUGE selection of Arts & Crafts vendors, get a taste of AND compete in the Kibbee Cookoff

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What does Yazoo taste like?

“Taste of Yazoo” Fundraiser was a Huge Success October 22, 2014 – Yazoo City, Miss. – The “Taste of Yazoo” fundraiser, coordinated by the Yazoo County Chamber of Commerce and the Yazoo County Convention & Visitors Bureau (Visit Yazoo), was a raging success. Nearly $800 was raised by the event to support the Chamber’s S.O.S. “Save Our Santa” Christmas decorations fundraising campaign. Patrons bought wristbands at a price of $15 each to become a V.I.P. on October 21 from 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm, earning them food samples from many of Yazoo County’s restaurants, access to exclusive sales at many Yazoo County retail locations, and the opportunity to win prizes in the form of two $250 Yazoo Gift Certificates. Yazoo City residents Bob and Linda Coker took the opportunity to enjoy the evening out shopping, eating, and socializing. “The food was awesome all over town. You can’t beat the food and

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Yazoo County Brings Home Two Awards from State Conference

It’s a Three-Peat! Yazoo County CVB Wins 2014 CVB of the Year! MISSISSIPPI TOURISM RECOGNIZES BEST AND BRIGHTEST IN THE STATE’S INDUSTRY Yazoo County, Miss. (October 3, 2014) – This week, the Mississippi Tourism Association, in cooperation with the Mississippi Development Authority’s Tourism Division, presented a host of awards to tourism entities around the state during the 2014 Governor’s Conference on Tourism. Yazoo County, Mississippi, again brought home two awards. Yazoo County CVB earned the CVB of the Year award for the 3rd consecutive year, and the Blue Front Cafe, owned and operated by local blues man Jimmy “Duck” Holmes, was recognized with the Tourism Achievement Award. The CVB of the Year is recognized for outstanding efforts in promoting tourism in their area through events and activities that generate visitors. They are willing to work with surrounding tourism endeavors that not only promote their own but also other partners. Alongside

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